Category Archives: Let’s Talk Trash

Let’s Talk Trash: Kitchen Edition

Your kitchen is full of recyclable materials, but there are also many items that seem like they should be recyclable and are not. So, what items can and can’t you recycle from your kitchen?   Paper Board and Food Boxes Clean and dry boxes made from paper board or cardboard, such as cereal boxes, are…

Let’s Talk Trash: Postal Edition

According to the National Park Service, Americans receive enough junk mail in one day to heat 250,000 homes! Most of that mail can be put in blue bags and recycled, but there are some things you receive in the mail that should go in the garbage. So, what kinds of mail can and can’t be…

Don’t Trash Our Earth—Recycle!

At the park, you finish all the water in your plastic bottle and look around for a recycling bin. You see a trash can, but no recycling. You’re faced with a choice: you can hold onto the bottle until you get home and toss it into your blue bag, or you can just throw it…